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Trend Report: A Bright Future For Senior Living

As we emerge from the recession and Baby Boomers begin to retire, American attitudes toward senior living are shifting. New seniors envision their retirement years quite differently than their predecessors. This active and vibrant generation seeks communities where they can … Continued

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3 Design Strategies For Campus Retail Success

Students no longer choose a college based on academic factors alone. They also consider campus life and whether they can imagine themselves there for several years. Whether it’s a residential university or a community college, students are increasingly attracted to … Continued

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Electric Car Chargers Done Right

Electric vehicles (EVs) are still a rare sight in the U.S. But as their popularity grows, we’ve begun to hear from clients who want to install EV charging stations. For retailers, it’s more than an environmental contribution—it’s also an incentive … Continued

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Mesa College: Coastal Breeze Cools Classrooms

Here in Southern California we’re known for year-round sunshine. But that’s not all: our coastal cities also enjoy a steady ocean breeze. San Diego’s Mesa College sits 360 feet above sea level just three miles from the salt water of … Continued

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Welcome to the SGPA blog

Our architecture design studio is bursting with ideas. Here we’ll share news about upcoming and completed projects, describe our latest design concepts, and discuss the knowledge and ideas that inform our work. You’ll get a peek at our drawing boards … Continued